BPA holds auditons for ‘Revolutionists’

Bainbridge Performing Arts will host auditions for their upcoming production of “The Revolutionists,” directed by Kate Carruthers, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10 and 6:30 to 9 p.m. Monday, Nov. 12.

In the show, four beautiful, badass women lose their heads in an irreverent girl-powered comedy set during the French Revolution’s Reign of Terror.

Playwright Olympe de Gouges, assassin Charlotte Corday, former queen (and fan of ribbons) Marie Antoinette, and Haitian rebel Marianne Angelle hang out, murder Jean-Paul Marat, and try to beat back the extremist insanity in 1793 Paris.

This dream-tweaked comedy is about violence and legacy, art and activism, feminism and terrorism, compatriots and chosen sisters, and how one might actually go about changing the world.

It’s a true story.

Or total fiction.

Or a play about a play.

Or a raucous resurrection … that ends in a song and a scaffold.

Run dates are March 8-10, March 15-17, March 22-24, with a pay-what-you-can preview on March 7. Rehearsals extend Jan. 14 through March 6, from 6:40 to 9:40 p.m., Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays, plus Saturdays from 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Those auditioning are requested to prepare a 1- to 1-1/2-minute dramatic or comedic monologue. All roles are open to audition, visit www.bainbridgeperformingarts.org/products/auditions-for-the-revolutionists to learn more.

Auditions are by appointment only, and those interested should email dhadlock@bainbridgeperformingarts.org to schedule a time.

More in Life

Talk is cheap: BIMA returns second silent film fest to Frank Buxton Auditorium

Of course, the term silent film is something of a misnomer. “From… Continue reading

Bainbridge Working Studios holds winter tour

Bainbridge Working Studios will again host its annual winter tour event at… Continue reading

Kids museum hosts ‘The Art of Thanksgiving’ family night

Families are invited to Kids Discovery Museum for a fun-filled evening of… Continue reading

‘Spiritual ecologist’ visits Winslow bookstore

Author and memoirist Jennifer Wilhoit will visit Eagle Harbor Book Company at… Continue reading

Veterans Day Jazz Jam in Winslow

The Bainbridge Island Senior Center will host a Veterans Day Jazz Jam… Continue reading

Best Bets for Nov. 8-10 | The Bainbridge Blab

The going son here this weekend are few — but surprisingly diverse.… Continue reading

BSO season opener is ‘Distant Light’

Bainbridge Symphony Orchestra launches the 2019-2020 symphonic season at Bainbridge Performing Arts… Continue reading

Seabold Bazaar offers goodies galore this Saturday

Seabold United Methodist Church will host its annual bazaar from 9 a.m.… Continue reading

Most Read